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by Bill C
Thu Apr 02, 2020 2:48 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Brass strapping material
Replies: 9
Views: 1030

Re: Brass strapping material

I found some thick brass, surplus door kick panels and cut them into strips on my bandsaw.

Here’s a link to a video discussing them: https://youtu.be/cvEAuYiQZjU

Hope that helps!

Bill C.
by Bill C
Sat Feb 01, 2020 11:21 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: PVLS 1973 or 4, short movie
Replies: 21
Views: 3382

Re: PVLS 1973 or 4, short movie

Great movie, thanks so much!
by Bill C
Mon Jan 20, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: I.C. Engines
Topic: Owen Mate engine kit for sale ****SOLD****
Replies: 1
Views: 669

Re: Owen Mate engine kit for sale SOLD

Thanks to all for your interest, the kit is now sold.

Best regards,

Bill
by Bill C
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:21 pm
Forum: I.C. Engines
Topic: Owen Mate engine kit for sale ****SOLD****
Replies: 1
Views: 669

Owen Mate engine kit for sale ****SOLD****

Please see my post in the buy, sell, trade section of this website for details of the kit i have for sale.

Thanks,

Bill
by Bill C
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade, Wanted, Free!
Topic: Owen Mate engine kit for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 796

Re: Owen Mate engine kit for sale

Here’s the rest of the photos...may have to adjust the orientation...thanks!
by Bill C
Sun Jan 19, 2020 6:18 pm
Forum: Buy, Sell, Trade, Wanted, Free!
Topic: Owen Mate engine kit for sale
Replies: 1
Views: 796

Owen Mate engine kit for sale

Hi All, I’ve got a complete kit of materials and plans for the Owen Mate engine to sell. I bought many years ago but am more into live steam than MICE, so I would like to sell this to someone who can appreciate it. Asking $150 with free shipping to any of the lower 48 states. The set includes the sp...
by Bill C
Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:18 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Thieves caught on video stealing mini steam train in West Seattle
Replies: 24
Views: 12809

Re: Thieves caught on video stealing mini steam train in West Seattle

Just thinking about weird stuff that happened this year and was curious if these folks were caught and if the locomotive was recovered?

Thanks!

Bill
by Bill C
Fri Dec 27, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Allen Mogul: Packing in saddle assembly?
Replies: 12
Views: 2631

Re: Allen Mogul: Packing in saddle assembly?

I’d be real careful breathing around that, concerned it might be asbestos based material added to keep heat in the pipes. The plans do not call for anything to be placed in that area, but I’ve heard (somewhere) of folks putting lead shot pellets to add weight for better tracking or traction. White g...
by Bill C
Sat Nov 23, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: shipping engines
Replies: 14
Views: 2868

Re: shipping engines

Fred, when I got my boiler from Marty Knox he sent it via Old Dominion Freight Line and it came in at their terminal on Olive Road just east of Old Palafox. The terminal manager was extremely helpful , giving me a time to come in afternoon , when the commercial shipments were done. He picked up the ...
by Bill C
Sun Sep 01, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: I.C. Engines
Topic: Model Engine Builder magazines
Replies: 0
Views: 3113

Model Engine Builder magazines

Please see my post in the buy, sell, trade board of this site if you are interested in obtaining a full set (issues 1-27) of these magazines in print.

Thanks,

Bill
by Bill C
Mon Jul 22, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: DianneB Passing
Replies: 15
Views: 4593

Re: DianneB Passing

I’m sad to hear the news as well. Appreciate you letting us know about her background and interests. Condolences to her family.

Bill
by Bill C
Wed Apr 24, 2019 9:37 am
Forum: Live Steam
Topic: Steam Pump need help identifying
Replies: 19
Views: 5613

Re: Steam Pump need help identifying

Dan, thanks that is a great write-up and a nice pump you built! It certainly helps me understand What is needed. Hope someone recognizes these castings and points me to plans as detailed as your drawings. Guess I could try scaling yours down! Thanks again, Bill C.